Still, with the advent of the App Store, we can now move beyond web-apps. This was what so many developers complained about with the initial launch of the iPhone, not having the ability to develop natively for the device.
Using mobile-safari as an operating system, or go between, just seems cumbersome and archaic. Have the developers out there settled for mobile browser apps? Or could something more comprehensive, streamlined and powerful be developed to run as a client-side app for mint and the iPhone come to fruition?
With the climate of responses so far, I could count a lot of applications in the app-store as being “good enough for just mobile safari” too. But people still flock to the app store to download them.
Sure, I could fire up safari, navigate to xboxlive.com and log in, then navigate through to see what friends are online. But I opted to download a free app that can narrow down the access to that information; streamlining the process. Think of one app tracking multiple installs at once, selecting what peppers you want to load or be active on the phone. (I hate waiting to load all the peppers on my iPhone that I have loaded on the server. Normally, I’m only after a few stats via my phone just to “check in.”)
In short, I would gladly pay for a native Mint iPhone App, already on top of the price for mint itself.
If I’m crazy, so be it, thanks for listening/reading… :-) Love mint, love what everyone has done for it, keep up the great work!